Staff And Cast Announced for Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion the Animation

The official website for Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion the Animation, the television anime adaptation of Takara Tomy’s Shinkalion toy line, has revealed the anime’s staff and cast.

Takahiro Ikezoe is directing the anime at OLM. Ajia-do is credited for animation cooperation. Kento Shimoyama is in charge of series composition. Yuka Aono is designing the characters, and Keita Hattori is in charge of mechanical design. Toshiyuki Watanabe is composing the music, and Masafumi Mima is the sound director. SMDE is credited for CG animation.

The cast includes:

  • Ayane Sakura is Hayato Hayasugi
  • Manami Numakura is Akita Oga
  • Rie Murakawa is Tsuranuki Daimonyama

Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television in 2018.

Source: ANN

New Cast Member Announced for the Second Season of The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

This year’s 51st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Eri Kitamura will voice Mikoto Aiura in the second season of the television anime of Shūichi Asō’s The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. manga.

The second season will feature a returning cast, and is scheduled to premiere in Japan in January 2018.

Source: ANN

New Cast Member Announced for the Black Clover Anime

This year’s 51st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Ryotaro Okiayu will voice the character Heath Grice in the television anime of Yūki Tabata’s Black Clover manga. The cruel White Night Eye mage will debut in the 8th episode on November 21, 2017.

Black Clover premiered in Japan on October 3, 2017. Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles and Funimation began streaming the show’s English dub on October 29, 2017.

Source: ANN

Vertical Comics’ Announcement at Anime NYC

Vertical Comics announced during its panel at the Anime NYC convention that it will release Tsutomu Nihei’s APOSIMZ manga in print starting in Fall 2018. Vertical is currently releasing the manga digitally via Comixology.

Nihei launched the manga under the title Ningyō no Kuni in Kodansha’s Shonen Sirius magazine on February 25, 2017. Kodansha published the manga’s first compiled book volume in Japan on May 9, 2017.

Source: ANN

Akimine Kamijyō to Launch Shōnen to Futei no Kaijin Manga on November 27, 2017

This year’s 51st issue of Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine has announced that Akimine Kamijyō will launch the Kobayashi Shōnen to Futei no Kaijin (Young Kobayashi and the Lawless Fiend) manga on November 27, 2017. The manga was originally scheduled to start in Summer 2017. The manga will adapt Japanese mystery writer Rampo Edogawa’s short stories.

The manga will start with the “Yaneura no Sanposha” (“The Stalker in the Attic”) arc, and the first chapter will have 51 pages with an opening color page.

Source: ANN

Etorouji Shiono to Launch Punipuni to Sarasara in December 2017

Young King Ours GH magazine has announced that Etorouji Shiono will launch a new manga titled Punipuni to Sarasara (Squishy and Silky) in the magazine’s February 2018 issue, which will ship on December 16, 2017.

The romantic comedy manga centers on a popular model who loves plastic models of warships, and her childhood friend who is in high school.

Source: ANN

Alice on Border Road Spin-off Manga to End in February 2018

The December 2017 issue of Shogakukan’s Monthly Sunday GX magazine has announced that Haro Aso and Takayoshi Kuroda’s Imawa no Michi no Alice (Alice on Border Road) manga will end in the magazine’s March 2018 issue, which will ship in February 2018. Shogakukan will publish the manga’s seventh compiled volume on January 19, 2018, and the eighth and final volume on March 19, 2018.

The manga is a spin-off of Aso’s Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Alice) manga.

Aso and Kuroda launched the manga in Shogakukan’s Monthly Sunday GX magazine in August 2015.

Source: ANN